Feroz Shah’s Madrasa

South Delhi

The impressive ruins of Feroz Shah’s 14th-century madrasa overlook the tree-lined waters of Hauz Khas, and can be explored. You can climb down from here to the lake. To reach the ruins, walk to the end of the Hauz Khas shops, and you'll see the entranceway beside No 50.

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